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The Cover – essential daily information on the covered bond market
The Cover is a daily online news service dedicated to the covered bond market. Published by the GlobalCapital group, The Cover delivers exclusive breaking news on new covered bond issues as they are launched, as well as essential information on the secondary markets, covered bond regulation and the people that matter.
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The Cover has been specifically designed so that its members can comment on articles and vote on transactions, and thereby reflect what the market really thinks. The Cover also generates bespoke league tables in partnership with Dealogic (the leading data provider.)
Each week, The Cover publishes the latest global benchmark ranking for the covered bond market, as well as a unique league table that excludes self-led deals and information on bookrunners in all currencies.
Every day, subscribers to The Cover receive a daily news alert that is also available in on mobiles devices such as a BlackBerry. Subscriptions to The Cover include full access to coveredbondnews.com, league tables and a searchable archive, powered by Google.
Most Read Articles
Podcast: Michel Noel on the global potential of covered bonds
Michel Noel, practice manager for non-bank financial institutions in the finance and markets global practice at the World Bank speaks to The Cover in a podcast interview about how the development bank assisted Brazil’s Ministry of Finance in drafting ...
Covered bonds back where they belong, but LCR impact in doubt
Covered bonds were always likely to be eligible assets for Basel III’s Liquidity Coverage Ratio, but when the final wording appeared it turned out to be much better than expected for the product. The long term implications are positive for the asset ...
Rabobank’s RMBS is cheap to Dutch conditional pass throughs
Rabobank’s Obvion subsidiary sold nearly €2bn of five year RMBS last Thursday, at a considerable spread pick up to where Dutch pass-through covered bonds from entities with much weaker ratings would be expected to price. The deal, originated by one o ...
Covered bonds set up for positive new year despite ECB
Covered bond new issue spreads are wider today than when the European Central Bank began buying for its third purchase programme a year ago. Bill Thornhill examines the causes for this anomaly and considers how the market will look in 2016.
ECB breathes life back into covered bonds
It is no coincidence that Tuesday’s €1bn covered bond from BPCE attracted more investors for a French seven year deal than at any time in the last year. The European Central Bank has started to scale back its purchases. The issuer also made